Pacquiao ‘good choice’ as PDP-Laban standard bearer for 2022 – Koko

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter / @CMRamosINQ 06/17/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Manny Pacquiao will be a “good choice” as the presidential bet of the ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) party,  Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III said Thursday. “I think he will be…

PDP-Laban execs to factions: ‘Cease, desist from pursuing divisive quasi-secret plan’

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter / @CMRamosINQ 05/31/2021

MANILA, Philippines — An official of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) criticized two other officials of the party, saying they should “cease and desist from pursuing and implementing their baseless, divisive, and unauthorized quasi-secret plan.”…

PDP-Laban adopts reso to ‘convince’ Duterte to run for VP in 2022 polls

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 05/31/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) adopted a resolution Monday seeking to “convince” President Rodrigo Duterte to run for the vice presidential post in the 2022 national elections. The resolution was adopted…

Divine intervention: Duterte waiting for ‘a message from God’ on 2022 vice presidential run

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter / @CMRamosINQ 05/31/2021

MANILA, Philippines — “A message from God” will serve as a cue for President Rodrigo Duterte to join the vice presidential race in the 2022 national elections, his spokesman said Monday. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said Duterte…

PDP Laban exec: PDP-Laban nat’l assembly must have OK of party prexy

John Eric Mendoza 05/31/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The executive director of the PDP-Laban party on Sunday stressed that a party national assembly can only be convened with the approval of the party’s president, Senator Manny Pacquiao. In a statement, PDP-Laban executive…

Chan: My party can’t recommend replacements of deceased dads to Palace

Futch Anthony Inso 05/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan admits that his political party Partido Demokratiko Pilipino -Lakas ng bayan (PDP-Laban) cannot not recommend to Malacañang the replacement of the city’s two councilors who passed away…

Duterte making a ‘supreme sacrifice’ as PH’s vice president — PDP-Laban exec

Neil Arwin Mercado 03/16/2021

MANILA, Philippines — It will be a “supreme sacrifice” from President Rodrigo Duterte’s part should he run and get elected as the country’s vice president in next year’s elections, an official of PDP-Laban said Tuesday. PDP-Laban Deputy…

‘Now is not the time for politics:’ Pacquiao tells PDP-Laban party mates

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter / @CMRamosINQ 03/12/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Now is not the time for politics, PDP-Laban president Senator Manny Pacquiao told his party mates in the ruling party following a resolution urging President Rodrigo Duterte to run for the vice presidency in…

Pacquiao hits Cusi: Don’t divide PDP-Laban

Maila Ager - Reporter / @MAgerINQ 03/12/2021

MANILA, Philippines— Don’t divide the ruling PDP-Laban party for your own interest,  Senator Manny Pacquiao told Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi on Friday. Pacquiao serves as the acting president of PDP-Laban while Cusi is vice-chairman of the party…

Cebu allies to President Duterte: Run for VP

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The allies of President Rodrigo Duterte in Cebu has made a manifesto urging him to run for Vice President of the country in the 2022 elections. At least 28 executives in Cebu have…

PDP-Laban members urge Duterte to run for VP in 2022 – lawmaker

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 03/11/2021

MANILA, Philippines — A resolution calling on President Rodrigo Duterte to run as Vice President in the 2022 elections is being passed among members of his political party, PDP-Laban. This was revealed Thursday by House Deputy Speaker…

Pacquiao takes over as president of Duterte’s PDP-Laban

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 12/03/2020

MANILA, Philippines — As the 2022 elections draw nearer, Sen. Manny Pacquiao was sworn in as the new president of PDP-Laban, the political party of President Rodrigo Duterte. The oathtaking ceremony took place Wednesday night, with House…

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